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Companies sign up to pledge to cut plastic pollution

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Published on the BBC News website on 26th April 2018

 

More than 40 companies have signed up to a pact to cut plastic pollution over the next seven years.

The firms, which include Coca-Cola and Asda, have promised to honour a number of pledges such as eliminating single-use packaging […]

Ray Cobbett: Managing plastic waste starts with reducing it

Seabird with plastic caught around its neck

Published in the Portsmouth News on 18th April 2018

 

The BBC series Blue Planet inspired a surge of interest in reducing the use and disposal of plastic straws and coffee cups.

It is a small but symbolic step towards cleaning up our planet.

Most people will […]

Garden bird feeders help spread disease among wild birds

Some previously rare illnesses are becoming epidemics in some bird populations, scientists say

A 35% drop in the population of breeding greenfinches in the British Isles since 2005 illustrates why disinfecting feeders is key to protecting the birds. Photograph: Alamy

Published on The Guardian website on the 12th March 2018

 

Garden bird feeders […]

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